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Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady in appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it’s his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case.

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Some things to look for at owners meetings

In this May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft address members of the media during a football safety clinic for mothers at the team's facilities in Foxborough, Mass. Kraft and Goodell have worked closely in bringing about the league's impressive growth. That alliance was strained with the league's punishment of Tom Brady and his team in the "Deflategate" scandal. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team’s punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback’s challenge remains.

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Commissioner: St. Louis in mix for next round of expansion

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber, left, shakes hands after speaking to a gathering of soccer fans Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in St. Louis. Garber is visiting St. Louis to meet with officials and assess its potential as an MLS expansion city. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Tuesday that St. Louis will be a top contender for the next round of expansion, probably in 2020, if the city’s stadium plans for a new NFL stadium are fulfilled.

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Players’ union asks Goodell to recuse self from Brady appeal

The players’ union has asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the appeal hearing for Tom Brady in the deflated footballs case.

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Judge opts to close trial involving Saints, Pelicans owner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has decided to bar the public from a trial in which estranged heirs of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson intend to argue that their patriarch was mentally unfit when he ousted them from ownership stakes in the franchises.

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